Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Executive privilege claims chill probes

White House says Trump must give permission for current and former aides are able to testify By TOM LoBIANCO, ZEKE MILLER and CHAD DAY Associated...

Notre Dame lands big grant to fight mosquitoes

South Bend Tribune SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame is heading up a $33.7 million effort to...

States, federal government work together on election security

By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before the 2016 election, federal officials started making mysterious calls to the head of elections in Inyo...

Senate debates justice

Key senators undecided on Kavanaugh Friday morning Editor’s note: The Senate’s vote was held after our press deadline. Check Saturday’s News-Banner for more coverage. By LISA...

Heart of Yosemite National Park is closing as crews battle wildfire

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The heart of Yosemite National Park, where throngs of tourists are awe-struck by cascading waterfalls and towering...

Some beans yellowing before maturity

By ANNE DORRANCE Ohio State University Soybeans across the state range from ready to harvest to still flowering.  But in some fields, the yellowing was limited to...

Northeast Indiana home builders boost numbers

By LINDA LIPP Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly Allen County home builders crept closer toward that magic 1,000-permit mark in 2016 and, although they fell a...

Few Democrats support liberals’ call to abolish ICE

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The rallying cry from some liberals to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement isn’t a likely...

Miss New York, again, is Miss America

By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was named Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City. Her victory Sunday...

On ‘sacred soil,’ Trump honors nation’s war dead

By CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a Memorial Day tribute at Arlington National Cemetery to those who have fallen...